How well is the outcome of patch testing remembered by the patients? A 10-year follow-up of testing with the Swedish baseline series at the Department of Dermatology in Örebro, Sweden.

@article{Jamil2012HowWI,
  title={How well is the outcome of patch testing remembered by the patients? A 10-year follow-up of testing with the Swedish baseline series at the Department of Dermatology in {\"O}rebro, Sweden.},
  author={Wassim N Jamil and Ingalill Erikssohn and Magnus Lindberg},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={215-20}
}
BACKGROUND Patch testing is beneficial for patients with contact dermatitis. However, it is not known how well the outcome of patch testing is remembered after a prolonged period. OBJECTIVES To study how well patients remember the outcome of their tests after 1-10 years. PATIENTS/MATERIALS/METHODS In 2010, a questionnaire was sent to all patients tested with the Swedish baseline series in 2009, 2005, and 2000. RESULTS The response rate was 53.3% (252/473), and 96% (241/252) of patients… CONTINUE READING
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